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Fewer and older: consequences of the decline in party membership in the UK

There has been a long term decline in membership of the mainstream political parties in the UK. In the mid 1950s membership of the Conservative Party stood at around 3 million while the Labour Party had around 1 million members. By the time of … Continue reading

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Excellent House of Commons Library Paper on Political Parties

This excellent note from the House of Commons library, on membership of UK political parties includes up to date figures particularly on recent rises in membership for SNP and UKIP.

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